Places to Visit in Cagayan De Oro

Tagged as the Gateway to Northern Mindanao, Cagayan de Oro is now a golden city naturally gifted with series of picturesque landmarks and breathtaking tourist attractions.

Getting There

Travelling by plane is your and only fastest way to get to Cagayan de Oro. Numerous flights of different airlines are available daily throughout the country. If you find it a little expensive to book a plane ticket, you can take ferry boat trips and fast crafts instead. Long hours of bus trips are also available for those people who live in Mindanao.

Sightseeing & Nature Tripping

Cagayan de Oro is well-recognized for its historical sights and adventure parks. Anyone can experience the nature at its finest at Macahambus Adventure Park. Just a 25-minute ride from the heart of the city, the park is one of the most popular destinations during summer. Ziplining, crossing sky bridges, rappelling and hiking are only four of the thrilling activities to embark on during your stay. After all that fun in the park, find your way through the St. Augustine Cathedral, the city’s main Catholic Church. The church was built in 1845 and underwent a series of reconstruction. Only its wooden cross remain unharmed until this very day.

Other sightseeing in the city worth your visit are: Mapawa Nature Park, Gaston Park, Museo de Oro and Macahambus Cave.

Budget-friendly Accommodations

Inexpensive hotels and suites are available around the city. Choose to stay in De Luxe Hotel if you are in seek for low rates but rooms spacious and well-maintained. There are other hotels available nearby. You can search for them in the Internet or ask your friend who lives at the city. Advanced reservation is highly-recommended to avoid missing a spot.

Eat, Eat, Eat

Hungry? Just look around and see a number of best restaurants in town. For tasty and authentic Filipino dishes, you should try the variety of dishes served at Kagay-anon Restaurant. The Sentro 1850 serves the most delicious tenderloin steaks in the city and will surely satisfy your gastronomic cravings.


The adventure does not stop here. Cagayan de Oro has several nice things to offer. Just visit the place and you’ll see it.


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